ERIC Number: ED374997
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Active, Meaningful Science Learning: A Guidebook.
North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.; Midwest Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education, Oak Brook, IL.
Science education reform is an ongoing, forever changing process. The purpose of this booklet is to provide a brief overview of the players in science education reform, the similarities in their underlying beliefs, and the essential changes that need to be made in science education to ensure maximum use of resources that promote effective learning environments for all students. Topics that are briefly described include: emerging science education standards; student learning; content and process; curriculum/instruction; assessment; and technology. Also included is a brief list of resources, successful science programs and printed materials, and a checklist to evaluate the science activities in any school or school system. (ZWK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Programs, Technology
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 1900 Spring Road, Suite 300, Oak Brook, IL 60521-1480.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.; Midwest Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education, Oak Brook, IL.